Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Bill Federico, Theresa Jackson, Louanna Bruner, Sergeant-at-Arms Kenny Sprague, Treasurer Craig Graveratte, Sub-Chief Julius S. Peters, Chief Ronald F. Ekdahl, Secretary Frank J. Cloutier, Chaplain Diana Quigno-Grundahl, Lindy Hunt, Jennifer L. Wassegijig and Ron Nelson

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Native World News

Rep. Haaland to Visit Saginaw Chippewa Tribe - Will Participate at Freedom Walk and Powwow
Published: Jul 15, 2019 - on

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe (SCIT) announces that U.S. Representative Deb Haaland, a tribal citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna Tribe, will visit the Tribe on July 26 and 27, 2019.
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Winnipeg football player reps MMIWG face paint at U.S. tournament
Published: Jul 05, 2019 - on

Before hitting the gridiron on a California First Nation last week, Nick Wakos brushed black paint on his hand, pressed his palm to his face, and wept with his mother.
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Family Fun Night Tomorrow - Wednesday, August 21
Published: 8/20/2019 3:47:00 PM - Behavioral Health

I know it is getting busy with all the back to school activities but stop by and enjoy some fun together at Family Fun Night. There will be music with DJ Lupe, food for the first 200 people, carnival games with prizes, a kickball game, and petting zoo by Anderson Girls.
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People's Powwow volunteers needed
Published: 8/20/2019 1:07:00 PM - Saganing Powwow

Need community service? Or would just like to assist with the People’s pow wow? We are prepping the grounds this week, anyone wanting to assist can show up anytime from 8am-5pm.
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Pink Shawl Workshops
Published: 8/20/2019 11:10:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Seventh Generation | Sept. 12 | 5 - 8 p.m. Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College | Sept. 11 & 18 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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Saganing Traditional Fundraising
Published: 8/20/2019 11:05:00 AM - Saganing Powwow

Pow-wow Committee will be selling 50/50 tickets today at the Farmers Market from 10:00 - 2:00. Drawing will be at 2:00 today, come support the Saganing Traditional Pow-wow and get your lucky ticket.
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Court Docket for the Week of August `19-23, 2019
Published: 8/16/2019 11:59:00 AM - Court Dockets

Court Docket for the Week of August `19-23, 2019
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Anishinabe Ancestral Repatriation Observance
Published: 8/15/2019 9:59:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Thurday, August 22, 2019 | 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm | Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways | Nibokaan Ancestral Cemetery
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Anishinaabemowin Sacred fire lunch
Published: 8/15/2019 9:42:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

August 15, 2019 | 12 to 1 p.m | 7th generation ceremonial building
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Family Fun Night
Published: 8/14/2019 1:19:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 | 5:30 - 8 p.m. | Broadway Housing Pavilion
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Drums Out Canceled - 8/14/19
Published: 8/14/2019 12:33:11 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Due to the Rez ball tournament we will be cancelling Drum’s out this evening. We will resume next Wednesday at our regularly scheduled time Sorry for any inconvenience
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Celebrating Families Group
Published: 8/14/2019 11:44:00 AM - Behavioral Health

Tuesday Nights, Sept. 3 - Dec. 17, 2019 5:30 - 8 p.m. | Location: Saginaw Chippewa Academy
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